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Many vast star fields in the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy are rich in clouds of dust, and gas. First and foremost, visible in the above picture are millions of stars, many of which are similar to our Sun. Next huge filaments of dark interstellar dust run across the image and block the light from millions of more stars yet further across our Galaxy. The bright red region on the top is part of the Omega Nebula, an emission nebula of mostly hot hydrogen gas also known as M17. A small bright grouping of stars near the image center is the open cluster M18, while the long bright streak of stars in center is M24. These objects are visible at naked eyes and with a small telescope toward the constellation of Sagittarius. [Text adapted from APOD]



Optics: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII F/5 530mm. - APO Refractor
Mount: AP Mach1 GTO
Camera: Moravian G3-16200
Filters: Astrodon E Series Gen II LRGB 50mm
Guiding Systems: SX Lodestar
Dates/Times: 17-21-23 June 2017
Location: Pragelato - Turin - Italy
Exposure Details: L:R:G:B => 125:60:55:70 = > (25x5):(12x5):(11x5):(14x5) All Bin1 [num x minutes]
Cooling Details: -25 C
Acquisition: Voyager
Processing: CCDStack2+, PS CC
Mean FWHM: 1.67 / 2.33
SQM-L: 20.37 / 21.11